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, nine percent of the crime guns in the city of chicago could be traced to the state of mississippi. it is clear that we need a national solution. let me describe briefly that key features of this new legislation of assault weapons ban a 2013. the bill and the sale, transfer, and importation and manufacturing of 167 specifically named semi automatic assault weapons. it bans any other assault weapon, which is defined as semi automatic that can have a detachable 90s in. -- magazine. these features were developed for military weapons to make them more affect the of and efficient at killing people in close combat situations. the bill prohibits large capacity ammunition devices capable of accepting more than 10 rounds. this is a crucial part of this legislation. these large magazines make a gun especially dangerous because they allow a shooter to fire 100 rounds are more without having to pause to reload. in many instances like the tragic shooting of congresswoman gabrielle giffords and tucson, arizona, it was only when the shooter had to change a magazine when or others have the chance
'll be with you in a bit. in the meantime we've got headlines. >>gretchen: a live look at vatican city. pope benedict xvi saying goodbye to cardinals before going off to retirement. he said he would pray for them as they choose his successor. about 11 a.m. eastern time benedict will fly to the papal retreat. he becomes the first pope in nearly 600 years to retire. >> very sad news, a tv news anchor woman is -- no, good news. safe at home. at 5 a.m. she was still missing. after a safe missing person scare, family members of paula lopez contacted police when they couldn't get in touch with her and became increasingly concerned. it is believed they found her later that night. she works at the station keyt in santa barbara, california. >> he jeopardized men and women fighting overseas. in a few hours he will break had i silence on why he did. he's going to tell a judge it was to spark a debate on our military policy. he is facing 22 charges including aiding the enemy and could receive life behind bars. >> remember that las vegas bash held by the g.s.a. that cost you more than $800,000? it was on
. this city has seen more than 260 pontiffs, only two popes passed in the last thousand years have left like this. the cardinals, princes of the church, gathered this morning for a warm farewell to pope benedict. some cardinals wants to speak to him for as long as possible. pope benedict will resign just after sunset. this home, this beautiful summer palace, quiet after a frantzic few weeks. >> at 8:00 exactly, he will stop being pope, the swiss guards who stand guard outside the palace and he'll go. >> reporter: rough seas he admitted yesterday and now the task begins of choosing his successor. >> i think there's a yearning out there for something different. somebody new somebody fresh. perhaps it younger. the conclave with 200 years of experience, secret ballots cast in the existing chapel. in many ways this will be different, this time a retired pope will be watching from the sidelines. >> we have to watch to see how it plays out. it's completely uncharted waters. >> reporter: the cardinals must choose a man to lead the difficult time for the church. they have yet to set a date but the ne
powerful. police juries, county commissions, city councils, people all over the country. >> at the same time the voting rights act was being challenged at the supreme court today, up on capitol hill the work of rosa parks was being honored. there it is. a statue of parks will sit in statutory hall. best place to be. the first statue committed by congress in 140 years actually. president obama paid tribute to rosa parks. let's listen to the president. >> rosa parks' single act of disobedience launched a movement. the tired feet of those who walked the dusty roads of montgomery helped a nation see that to which it had once been blind. it is because of these men and women that i stand here today. >> well, her statue will be there forever now. >> it will be and it should be. we can't forget where we came from. we've been on a long struggle in this country to try and have racial equality, live up to our promise. the voting rights act is one of the key things that helped us get to where we are. let's not stop now. >> gene? >> i can't put it better than that. >> thanks for joining us. >>> comi
buttons inside the house and armed response ready. as we traveled around the city, we saw high walls everywhere, topped by barbed-wire. closed-circuit cameras. crime is bad. poor lives close to the rich. the murder rate is six times that of the united states. we visited with one resident, an expat, typical of well off folks here. they are family was targeted twice by intruders. her house is high-tech fortress. this here is a bit what i asked her. is this a way to live? >> this is the way to live in south africa unfortunately. this is the realty. so we try to do everything we can to fight it. >> reporter: now i also asked her, martha, if this was overkill? she said better more, than nothing. martha: so obviously with all of those big gates and everything, fighting crime in that part of south africa is pretty big business i would imagine, greg? >> reporter: absolutely, martha. very big business. we went out with a s.w.a.t. team of one security company and pierre and i felt like we were right back in afghanistan. armored cars, heavy-duty guns, bulletproof vest to go in one residential a
are in cities like vegas? >> some are in vegas, some are the worst offenders are going to d.c. conferences and d.c. people went to richmond. >> greta: 90 miles not going to commute that one. the point was they-- >> why didn't they just stay in d.c., in the beltway area, there are plenty of hotels. and one of the challenges we're facing is this is the tip of the iceberg. you know, we've looked at hearings where we've got 81 billion dollars worth of i.t., at least 20 billion of it to programs that we start and they dead end. and yet, there are conferences talking about those programs that don't succeed. we can fix government, but we're not going to fix government by people complaining that any cut somehow is unfair when these are so obvious. >> but these are government employees who seem to have a blank check of taxpayer money with no, no one within the agency saying do we really need this the at all. and-- >> in some cases-- and these people don't get pink slips for their work and they don't get laid off. i mean, they've got pretty secure jobs. >> these are good jobs, and again, we know we don't
to the exotic movie location of culvert city. in a culvert. >> the wizard of oz was filmed in culvert city, so there you go. >> and gone with the wind. >> yeah. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: big news yesterday was dozens of republicans -- what did he say 100? >> yeah, i think so. >> stephanie: signed the brief to the supreme court in support of same-sex marriage rights. almost 60 businesses have also signed briefs. xerox did it first and then everyone else copied it. [♪ circus music ♪] [ laughter ] >> stephanie: see what i did there. [ laughter ] [♪ circus music ♪] >> really? really? >> stephanie: andrew sullivan said these businesses want to attract the best working forces as they can, and he added in the end the free market matters and in the end it wants gay equality. >> yep. ♪ let's hear it for the boys ♪ ♪ >> stephanie: and thank you xerox, copy that. [♪ circus music ♪] >> stephanie: i did it again. i went back and got it again. >> you are making my tummy hurt. >> stephanie: bam. >> bah da boom bah da bing! what aim a clown? here to a
seattle, washington, where he served as a prosecutor for the city of seattle at one point in his career. your turn to talk with representative smith, thank you for holding, you are on the air. >> caller: thank you. i called in because i have heard both sides in these humongous tax cuts that we are giving to places like bank of america and i have listened to c-span for the last 20 years. here's what i have gathered. you have already taken 2% of my money, but you have not taken anything where you are putting the money in. take some money from them. bank of america didn't pay anything. $1.9 billion of our money, you can go out there, i urge you know what is going to happen. i'm going to have to pay this back again, you are not going to fix anything. that is not in regard to republicans or democrats. stop selling out america, please. >> i think you make a good point. revenue has to be part of this equation, certainly corporate tax is a part of the problem. it's interesting that there are a lot of corporations that are complaining about the fact that we have the second highest corporate tax
this and not cut that? that? recently the president had a series of press conferences. he embarked on a 100-city tour to warn americans of the sequester. he showed up at norfolk news -- or newport news, rather, in virginia. almost exactly one year after three of my colleagues were down there, senator graham, senator ayotte and senator mccain, saying in a year there is going to be a big problem. a year later the president shows up and says this is going to be a big problem. you know, the president proposed the sequester in 2011. he insisted that it become law. he even threatened to veto a bill. he said, i'll veto any bill to replace the sequester, late last year. and suddenly now he's changed his mind and all of these terrible things going to happen, and it's unavoidable. it's only unavoidable if we refuse to cut things that can be couple of the federal government has grown 19% in its spending in the last four years. the sequester would cut 2.4% or 2.5%. anybody in america whose budget has grown 19% in the last two years can go back now to where they were the last four years, rather, can go back
as a prosecutor for the city of seattle. jim in enterprise, alabama. republican line. caller: thank you. i have a couple of questions. number one, on the sequester, how much are your democrats planning on cutting out of the military budget? number two, it seems as though the president has been flip- flopping on this. when it first came out, he said it was devastating, it will kill everything in this country. now he said unless you work on a military base, you probably will not see any difference. which one of these statements is a lie? guest: actually, the president made neither of those statements. he has consistently said it will have a sizable impact that will negatively affect the country and the economy. number two, he has not now said it was only affect the military. his cabinet has been out talking about the variety of impacts it will have a bunch of different places. -- it will have in a bunch of different places. i did not vote for the budget control act, but a lot of democrats did, a lot of republicans did, and the president signed it. they all signed it thinking it would not happen.
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